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You can tell by their glowing faces...

Radioactive consumer products:

http://www.orau.org/ptp/collection/consumer%20products/consumer.htm

It's surprising just what is out there that contains radioactives.

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mejeep
Dec. 4th, 2005 08:01 am (UTC)
but ... it's "all natural products" !
Clay from the ground can be radioactive, no shit Sherlock!
bubbycat
Dec. 5th, 2005 05:53 am (UTC)
what's a Frizzen ? http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=Frizzen said no entry found. but it looked like a sorta bullet? oh no Brazil Nuts dad used to buy those all the time we ate those too. and that Kaopectate stuff. i never had that stuff called Check·Up Gum i wonder if they still make that stuff? i remember a pill they handed out in school that you chewed it and if you had a cavity or something I think like a place that needed brushed it would make red color stick to it I wonder if that's the same as that gum stuff. And it also said kitty litter, oh no not the kitty litter too! I kid I don't buy that stuff :) hehe. I think my teachers all had those Tape Dispenser s too there they showed but we had those green ones that looked like that in grade school. remember glow in the dark clock hands? I think we had some of those like my sisters wind up alarm clock when I was little. Halloween masked had that glow in the dark property's too I had a cat mask as a kid that glowed in the dark. Ps I saw also that it said Uranium Containing Marble. it said Bathroom Tiles too can't we escape the radio active stuff even in the bath room too :)? I bet the commode is made of stuff that's radio active too. Ps I wonder what that Vaseline-Uranium Glass thingie they showed was for? like the plastic containers they sell stuff in today like that? Would using those Depleted Uranium Dice be like gambling too?
captpackrat
Dec. 5th, 2005 10:49 pm (UTC)
A frizzen is part of a flintlock rifle. The hammer holds a piece of flint. When the trigger is pulled, the flint strikes the frizzen, which produces a spark that ignites the gunpowder.

Everything is radioactive, the air we breathe contains minute quantities of radon, water contains tiny amounts of tritium, even our own bodies contain radioactive isotopes such as carbon-14 and potassium-40.

Most stuff sold nowdays that "glows in the dark" is made of phosphorous and has to be "charged" by exposing it to light first. Gradually the charge wears out and the object stops glowing. These materials are non-radioactive. Watches, clocks and compasses used to be made with radium, which glows constantly without needing to be "charged". A few watch and compass makers still use tritium, which is also radioactive, but is safer than radium.

Vaseline glass was just a type of glassware, named because of it's pale yellow color, similar to Vaseline petroleum jelly. They used uranium as a coloring agent.

While I suppose you could use DU dice for gambling, they would be EXTREMELY heavy, about half a pound! They probably would not roll well, and would almost certainly mar whatever surface they were used on.
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